Jeffrey’s Bay is a surfers’ paradise, and is known and loved for its laid back atmosphere and fun, lazy ambience. Its residents and visitors are also made up of a varied array of young and old, single travellers, families and couples. Therefore, the entertainment available in this town tends to mirror the lazy vibe and diversity of the small Eastern Cape retreat. To cater for the young and young at heart, there are several nightclubs, pubs and bars peppered throughout Jeffrey’s. Some of these are:
• Wax Café
This Bohemian-style restaurant and bar is ultimately laid back and inviting. Organic meals and vibrant music set the scene for a night of fun and laughs with friends or family. There is also an outstanding cocktail menu for those in the mood for something exotic.
Tel: 042 293-2674
Address: Corner of Da Gamma & Good Hope Street, Jeffreys Bay
• The Mexican
This pulsating bar and restaurant is nestled within the centre of the town and combines great food with equally delicious cocktails. The authentic Mexican décor adds to the fun of the evening and invites locals and tourists alike to relax and let their hair down, so to speak.
19 Da Gama Street
Phone: +27 (0) 42 293 2966
• The Moroccan Lounge and the Lounge
Ideal for afternoon refreshers or a night of dancing and meeting others, the Lounge is situated on Jeffrey’s Bay’s main road. Despite its popularity and prime positioning, the Lounge has maintained the relaxed, informal style that has made it such a firm favourite in the past. The Moroccan Lounge is slightly more intimate.
Corner Da Gama & Good Hope Street
Jeffrey's Bay, South Africa, 6330
• 3 Fat Fish
This esteemed restaurant specialises in fresh, tasty ingredients, with excellent South African wines to compliment them. The style is contemporary, and the sun deck irresistibly alluring. The DJ plays great music and invites those that have been lazing on the beach all day to dance up a storm.
27A Da Gama Road Jeffrey's Bay 6330
Tel: 042 293 4147
Great food and a fun party atmosphere bring the Marina Martinique to life, as this is the home of the popular Tapas.
Tel: 028 312 4840
Situated on the central road of Da Gama, this sports bar and nightclub is a great venue for watching major rugby games and cricket matches, or for dancing until the small hours of the morning with friends.
Address: 26 Da Gama Rd